This property is located just out of the historical centre of Fiumefreddo Bruzio (cs) which is approx. 45 mins drive north from Lamezia Terme Airport.
Fiumefreddo, since 2005, has been listed as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Enter through the Arch and meander through its traditional, narrow streets you will come across numerous churches – the Chiesa Madre di Santa Maria ad Adnexis is the impressive church just inside the medieval fortified walls, others include the Chiesa di Santa Chiara – built in 1552. There are restaurants, quaint shops and café bars, many located in historical buildings which lead eventually into the main piazza from where there are spectacular views of the coastline and boasting amazing sunsets. Overlooking the village is the Castello di Valle built in 1201 and partially destroyed in 1531, today it is preserved and visited by many.
The house itself, part of which was built originally in the 1800’s is approx. 360mq on 2 levels, with a basement. Entering on the ground level there is the main fitted eat in kitchen, a bedroom and shower room, this leads to another small kitchen area and lounge with a balcony off which has superb views of the surrounding countryside and the coast. On this level off the entrance hall is a large storage room – which was once the local village grocery store!
Stairs lead to the first floor where there are 3 bedrooms, a bathroom, a room that is being used as a lounge /bedroom and another large fitted kitchen with wood burning fireplace. A balcony surrounds this level and can be accessed from some of the rooms with the same fantastic views overlooking the mountains and coast.
The basement level accommodates the vat once used to make wine along with other equipment traditionally used for making salami, sausage, and much more!Central heating is LPG gas and the windows are a mix of wood and aluminium with shutters.The property is in good condition but does require some modernisation work.The property sits in approx. 8,000sqm of land with olive trees, grape vines and a variety of fruit trees including cherry, pear, lemon figs and more!
Externally there is a paved area with a pizza/bread oven.
The Marina of Fiumefreddo has many local amenities; shops, café bars, post office, restaurants and pizzeria and a beach front offering beach bars and lidos during the summer months.The town of Amantea is a short drive away and is a small and busy town with all the modern amenities: variety of shops and boutiques, café bars, restaurants/pizzeria, gelatarias, pharmacies, post office etc. which blends well with the charming old historical centre where you can wander through the traditional narrow streets and enjoy the true feel of Calabria. The marina beach front offers beach bars and lidos and a small Acqua Park, children’s play area and a variety of seasonal activities. It also hosts many festivals and fieras during the year and a daily market selling locally grown fruit and vegetables.The Property is also conveniently positioned to explore many other traditional villages and the stunning National Park of La Sila is approx. 1 ½ hour drive away, where you can take advantage of the many year-round activities that are on offer, including walking, pony trekking, quad bikes and in the winter months, skiing. Within easy reach via the Autostrada A3 is Reggio Calabria where you will find the Museum that houses the Bronzes of Riace among many other articles of archaeological interest. Relaxing and taking advantage of the benefits of the thermal springs -Terme Ligiuane, at Gaurdia Piemontese is also an option at only 30 km away.